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Thurmond in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

New River Gorge National River

National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior

 
 
New River Gorge National River Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
1. New River Gorge National River Marker
Inscription.  New River Gorge National River offers beautiful scenery and much more. The park features the geology of one of the world's oldest rivers and preserves the natural and cultural diversity of a land once exploited by industry. Today New River Gorge is in a state of renewal. Established by Congress in 1978 as a unit of the National Park System, New River Gorge National River provides much to see and do, if you take the time. Enjoy your park and its many opportunities. For more information, visit the park website at www.nps.gov/neri.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsParks & Recreational AreasRailroads & StreetcarsWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 37° 57.437′ N, 81° 4.741′ W. Marker is in Thurmond, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on Thurmond Road (County Road 25/2) 0.1 miles south of Beury Mountain Road (County Road 25/2), on the right when traveling north
New River Gorge National River Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
2. New River Gorge National River Marker
. Near the Thurmond Depot Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 254 River Crest Rd, Thurmond WV 25936, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thurmond, West Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Thurmond, West Virginia (a few steps from this marker); Thurmond Depot (a few steps from this marker); A Railroad Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Where It All Started (within shouting distance of this marker); The Heart of Town (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Railroad Was the Town (about 700 feet away); Thurmond’s Decline (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thurmond.
 
New River Gorge National River Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, February 16, 2020
3. New River Gorge National River Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 21, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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